'Biblical': Heavy Rain Causes Flooding in Southeast Ireland

The Irish government has offered to provide humanitarian assistance to residents who suffered as a result of flooding in New Ross, Ireland, on August 15.

Gerard Murphy recorded footage of what he described as a “biblical downpour” in New Ross, saying that he had “never seen anything like it” in his life.

Local media reported that 40mm of rain fell in one hour and police set up checkpoints to keep people off the roads. Credit: Gerard Murphy via Storyful

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